With our vision firmly planted on what's next, are we losing sight of what's right around us? Will our memories be weaker, less pronounced and less invigorating if our connection with our present experience is distracted and detached?
Gabrielle Hamilton was asked to be on a panel at the Culinary Institute of America, titled "Where Are the Women?" It's the same panel hosted in virtually every industry where more than half of the top jobs are held by men.
It is with not only comfort, but the careful layering of Hamilton's identity, in mind that I chose this recipe for an egg and cheese sandwich. In it, you'll find many flavors I think(and hope) would resonate with Hamilton:
There's a great quote I read recently: 'The days are long, but the years are short.' To me, Gabrielle's Blood, Bones & Butter is the recollection of a woman who, in her youth, had to rush through both.